Rheumatic Fever

Common Name(s)

Rheumatic Fever

Rheumatic fever is an inflammatory disease that develops from strep throat or scarlet fever, both caused by streptococcus bacteria.

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Rheumatic Fever" returned 397 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Acute rheumatic fever: clinical profile in children in western Ukraine.
 

Author(s): O Boyarchuk, S Boytsanyuk, T Hariyan

Journal: J Med Life. ;10(2):122-126.

 

Acute rheumatic fever (ARF) may have different clinical manifestations in different countries according to the genetic predisposition, prevalence of rheumatogenic strains, social and economic conditions. The purpose of this study was to determine the clinical characteristics of ARF ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Penicillin Dried Blood Spot Assay for Use in Patients Receiving Intramuscular Benzathine Penicillin G and Other Penicillin Preparations To Prevent Rheumatic Fever.
 

Author(s): Madhu Page-Sharp, Jonathan Coward, Brioni R Moore, Sam Salman, Lewis Marshall, Timothy M E Davis, Kevin T Batty, Laurens Manning

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Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) remains an important global health challenge. Administration of benzathine penicillin (BPG) every 3 to 4 weeks is recommended as a secondary prophylaxis to prevent recurrent episodes of acute rheumatic fever and subsequent RHD. Following intramuscular ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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A retrospective study: Acute rheumatic fever and post-streptococcal reactive arthritis in Japan.
 

Author(s): Satoshi Sato, Yoji Uejima, Eisuke Suganuma, Tadamasa Takano, Yutaka Kawano

Journal: Allergol Int. 2017 Oct;66(4):617-620.

 

Acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and post-streptococcal reactive arthritis (PSRA) are immune-mediated consequences of group A streptococcal pharyngitis. ARF has declined in developed nations. No prevalence survey of PSRA has been conducted. This study evaluated the incidence and characteristics ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Rheumatic Fever" returned 28 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease.
 

Author(s): Jonathan R Carapetis, Andrea Beaton, Madeleine W Cunningham, Luiza Guilherme, Ganesan Karthikeyan, Bongani M Mayosi, Craig Sable, Andrew Steer, Nigel Wilson, Rosemary Wyber, Liesl Z├╝hlke

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Acute rheumatic fever (ARF) is the result of an autoimmune response to pharyngitis caused by infection with group A Streptococcus. The long-term damage to cardiac valves caused by ARF, which can result from a single severe episode or from multiple recurrent episodes of the illness, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in Bangladesh: A review.
 

Author(s): A K M Monwarul Islam, A A S Majumder

Journal: Indian Heart J. ;68(1):88-98.

 

Rheumatic fever (RF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) are the most-common cardiovascular disease in young people aged <25 years, globally. They are important contributors to cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in Bangladesh. Classical risk factors, i.e. poverty, overcrowding, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Contemporary issues in rheumatic fever and chronic rheumatic heart disease.
 

Author(s): Mohammed R Essop, Ferande Peters

Journal: Circulation. 2014 Dec;130(24):2181-8.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Prevalence of Secondary Cardiac Damage in Rheumatic Fever Patients and Penicillin Secondary Prophylaxis
 

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Condition Summary: Secondary Cardiac Damage in Rheumatic Fever

 

Last Updated: 8 Jun 2017

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Clinical Audit on the Managment in Assiut University Children Hospital
 

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Condition Summary: Rheumatic Fever

 

Last Updated: 13 Sep 2017

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Fertility Study of Women With Chronic Inflammatory Rheumatism
 

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Condition Summary: Arthritis, Psoriatic; Arthritis, Rheumatoid; Ankylosing Spondylitis; Chronic Juvenile Arthritis

 

Last Updated: 16 Apr 2018

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